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美国加利福尼亚大学伯克利分校化学系:Clayton H. Heathcock教授的研究小组 (有机化学)


     Clayton H. Heathcock
Professor of Chemistry

     Clayton H. Heathcock

Group Phone: (510) 642-0811
Office: 627A Latimer Hall
Phone: (510) 642-3360
Fax: (510) 643-9480

Professor, born 1936;
B.Sc. Abilene Christian College, Texas (1958);
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of Colorado (1963);
Postdoctoral, Columbia University (1963-64);
National Science Foundation Fellow (1961-64);
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow (1967-69);
Alexander von Humboldt Senior Scientist (1978);
Guest Professor, ETH, Zurich (1971);
University of Erlangen-Nurnberg (1978);
Miller Research Professor, UCB (1983-84 and 1991-92);
Chairman, Division of Organic Chemistry, American Chemical Society (1985);
Chairman, National Institutes of Health Medicinal Chemistry Study Section (1981-83);
Chairman, Gordon Research Conference on Stereochemistry (1986);
Chair, Chemistry Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1991);
Editor-in Chief, Organic Syntheses (1986), Journal of Organic Chemistry (1989-99);
Scintific Advisory Committee of Abbott Laboratories (1986-97);
Ernest Guenther Award (ACS) (1986);
ACS Award for Creative Work in Organic Synthesis (1990);
A.C. Cope Scholar (1990);
Prelog Medal, ETH (1991);
American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1991);
National Academy of Sciences (1995);
Centenary Medal, Royal Society of Chemistry (1996);
H. C. Brown Award (ACS) (2002).

Professor Heathcock is fascinated with organic reactions, understanding their intimate personalities, and applying them for the construction of intricate structures. He and his students and postdoctoral coworkers engage in 'multistep synthesis.' The synthetic goals are complex, polycyclic natural products, often possessing unusual biological activity. However, the purpose of the research is not just to prepare compounds for biological or pharmacological testing, but rather to learn something new about the creative process of synthesis design. For this reason, the synthetic targets are chosen because it is thought that their novel structures are likely to lead the experimentalist to unusual chemistry. The goal is to use sound mechanistic reasoning to invent multistep syntheses that are sufficiently non-obvious that they will serve as object lessons for other scientists, and thereby contribute to a general elevation of the level of sophistication of the science of large-molecule synthes is.

  2002年美国化学会国家奖获得者 (ACS 2002 National Award Recipients)
  Introduction to Organic Chemistry, Revised Printing, 4/E

Summary by 杨宏伟 on 2003-12-10

Last updated by 杨宏伟 on 2003-12-10

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